Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present

Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present

by Christian Sahner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199396702
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,285,908
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Christian C. Sahner is an historian of the Middle East. He graduated from Princeton University and the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He is completing his doctorate at Princeton, focusing on the role of non-Muslims in Islamic societies. Sahner's writing has been published in The Times Literary Supplement and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

Table of Contents

Preface: A Journey through Many Syrias
1. The Imperial Moment - Islam in Syria
2. Once Our Land - Christianity in Syria
3. Outsiders Made Insiders - Sectarianism in Syria
4. Guardians of the Homeland - State and Society in Syria
5. A View from the Edge - War in Syria
Epilogue: Among the Ruins

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